Ideas and views from across the left
Professor Marjorie Mayo, 13 Oct 2016
Gavin Barwell, the Conservative Housing Minister has been proposing policies, which will entrench inequality and disproportionately impact younger people. In this blog Professor Marjorie Mayo responds to the Ministers' suggestions.
Alison Garnham, 13 Oct 2016
A new book published today by Child Poverty Action Group, ‘Improving Children’s Life Chances’, which draws on the work of a wide range of experts in the early years, education, health and social mobility, suggests the key test will be whether the PM faces or turns her back on the UK’s looming child poverty crisis. This blog discusses some of what experts had to say.
Dr Faiza Shaheen, 5 Oct 2016
Dr Faiza Shaheen gives five conclusions from the Conservative Party Conference
Bridie O’Shea, 9 Sep 2016
Bridie, our Policy Officer gives an update on what's been happening in government since parliaments came back after the summer recess.
Dr Faiza Shaheen, 9 Sep 2016
Class Director Dr Faiza Sheheen makes a strong case, with evidence against zero hour contracts.
Dr Faiza Shaheen, 7 Sep 2016
Class Director, Dr Faiza Shaheen responds to the recent reports that Sports Direct is stopping zero hour contracts for some employees.
5 Sep 2016
Dr Faiza Shaheen concludes Class Youth Week with a video dicussing some of the changes we are calling for to ensure this generation of young people get the best chance they can. We spoke to a number of young people on how they are feeling about their future prospects. Each interview recorded has a blog post, which discusses some of the themes that were brought up.
Bridie O’Shea, 30 Aug 2016
Our Policy Officer, Bridie responds to recent reports that Ireland granted illegal tax benefits to Apple and discusses the race to the bottom in tax rates post Brexit.
Bridie O’Shea, 25 Aug 2016
GCSE results are out today and it's decision time for 16 year olds. Apprenticeships offer a good alternative, but still suffer from an image problem, and numbers are falling after the Brexit vote.
Kennedy Walker, 24 Aug 2016
Hannah talks to us about barriers for women in the job market, climate change and moving to where the opportunities are.
Dr Faiza Shaheen, 23 Aug 2016
Tolia talks to us about the need for more working class people at university to improve representation in politics.
Kennedy Walker, 22 Aug 2016
In this interview, Lauren discusses what it was like leaving university early, how she is feeling about her job prospects and what she wants the government to do to ensure she has a bright future.
Bridie O’Shea, 19 Aug 2016
Ugo talks to Class about his future ambitions, student fees, and the sacrifices his parents have made to allow him to study in the UK.
Dr Faiza Shaheen, 18 Aug 2016
James talks to Class about his expectations from university, the north-south divide, and homeownership
Dr Faiza Shaheen, 9 Aug 2016
Class Director Faiza Shaheen gives 4 reasons why lifting the ban on grammar schools is a bad idea.
Kennedy Walker, 4 Aug 2016
Our Communications Officer, Kennedy spoke to Hanna Thomas, one of the creators of iStreetWatch- a website that allows you to report and track xenophobic and racist hate crimes about the increase in incidents reported since Brexit.
Dr Faiza Shaheen, 4 Aug 2016
Class Director Faiza Shaheen looks at the effects of the new Bank of England Super Thursday package on inequality
Kennedy Walker, 28 Jul 2016
Lloyds announced today they would be cutting 3,000 jobs. Kennedy had a chat with Unite the Union's National Officer, Rob Macgregor on his response to this news.
Sam Lowe, 26 Jul 2016
Friends of The Earth's Trade Campaigner, Sam Lowe takes us through some of the obstacles the UK is going to face when negotiating new trade deals post Brexit.